Date and Time
Date(s) - 06/30/2023
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for “Local Knowledge, Global Change,” a virtual conversation with Miguel Altieri, professor of agroecology at the University of California, Berkeley, and author of e Agroecology: The Science of Sustainable Agriculture, and Richa Kumar, associate professor of sociology and policy studies at the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and author of Rethinking Revolutions: Soyabean, Choupals and the Changing Countryside in Central India.

Daniel Duhart, a postdoctoral fellow at the Universidad Academia de Humanismo Cristiano in Santiago, Chile, and Kerilyn Schewel, co-director of the Duke Program on Climate-Related Migration and lecturing fellow at the Duke Center for International Development, will serve as the moderators.

This event is part of the Spring 2023 Speaker Series: Rural Transformations, co-sponsored by the Duke Center for International Development and the Center on Modernity in Transition (COMIT).


About Rural Transformations

Some of the most promising advances in sustainable and equitable development are taking place in rural contexts, where a diversity of actors are striving to transform food systems, incorporate local knowledge, strengthen climate resilience, and widen participation in the development process. The Rural Transformations series features conversations with leading thinkers learning from the forefront of these efforts. Together, they will help us reimagine the possibilities and future of rural transformation.

Spring 2023 Speaker Series: Rural Transformations. Local Knowledge, Global Change. June 30, 2023, 10:30am-12:00pm EDT, online. Duke Center for International Development logo. Center of Modernity in Transition logo. Headshots of Miguel Altieri, University of California, Berkeley, and Rich Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi.

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